CELOP Mission Statement

The Boston University Center for English Language & Orientation Programs (CELOP) empowers international students and professionals to succeed in their academic and professional lives through innovative, high-quality teaching of English language and cultural competence.

CELOP’s distinguished, vastly experienced faculty and staff place the needs of students first, reflecting a highly collaborative, service-oriented approach that values encouragement and mutual respect. Faculty and staff often define best practices among Intensive English Programs. That is why with over 40 years of proven success in student satisfaction and outcomes, the Center remains a model for the advancement of professional standards and quality instruction in the U.S. and around the world.

CELOP is a vibrant, international learning community emblematic of the globally renowned Boston University brand. The Center is dedicated to upholding Boston University’s long-standing commitment to international education and to the promotion of global understanding and goodwill.